Gritting and snow update – Jan 5

By on 05/01/2010 in News

Update: 16:45 Gritters are concentrating on the main roads for the rush hour period. Operations on priority 1,2 & 3 routes will re-commence following the peak and continue as necessary.

Precautionary salting of all priority routes
04/01/2010 – 21.00
ONGOING

Responses to incidents as possible
ONGOING

City centre footway treatments
03/01/2010 – 04:00

Sutton Coldfield footway treatments
03/01/2010 – 04:00

Refilling grit bins
Ongoing

Last night (Jan 3-4) was the 21st consecutive night we have gritted the network - the previous record was 14 consecutive nights.

We have also been gritting the network at a greater intensity in an effort to keep the city moving.

Winter maintenance and gritting plans – http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=5746

School closures and other useful information: www.birmingham.gov.uk/weather-disruption

Protocol on School Closures: http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=5893

Weather Updates

BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102

Met Office: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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